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Catalogue and alternative designations NGC 5986 


Type Globular Cluster 
Position  15 46.1, -37 47
Constellation Lupus
Camera and Telescope STXL16200 and 36.8 cm Ritchey Chretien
Focal Ratio F9
Exposure Details LRGB 100:60:70:60 with Astrodon filters, All binned 1x1
Description This is quite a bright (mag. 7.6) well resolved globular 9.6' in diameter.  The concentration class is 7. Professionally it hasn't been studied much.